By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association
May 26, 2020-Soccer coaches will be delighted to get a “C” when the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) hosts the “C” Coaching Course in the Capital District and on Long Island this summer. The Long Island course is sold out but the Capital District course is still seeking coaches.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old, be currently coaching and have held a National “D” License for a minimum of one year or meet the waiver guidelines found here: http://www.ussoccer.com/coaching-education/licenses/national-c#Waiver
“This is a great course that is a vital stepping stone for those that wish to move onto the B and A courses,” commented Tim Bradbury, Director of Coaching for Eastern New York. “The C is the foundation of all high-level licenses and is full of vital teaching strategies and game concepts.“
This “C” course and first-class curriculum is designed for coaches working with players ages 14 and up. The course encompasses the various tasks of the coach, including training sessions, coaching games, leading players, leading the teams and managing a performance environment plus vital theory sessions on periodization and principles of play with field sessions. There is both an instruction/development period and an assessment period.
The timeline is:
Afrim’s Sports Park, 969 Watervilet-Shaker Road in Colonie
Instruction: Thursday, July 16 to Monday, July 20
Assessment: Tuesday, August 25 to Saturday, August 29
Cost: $1,925 (course only)
Downstate-Now Sold Out
SUSA Sports Complex, DPW Drive in Central Islip
Instruction: Thursday, August 20 to Monday, August 24
Assessment: Monday, October 19 to Friday, October 23
Cost: $1,950 (course only)
Registration needs to be through the US Soccer Digital Learning Center. You find the course through this link: https://learning.ussoccer.com/
Don’t delay, register today! Any questions can be directed to Eastern New York’s Melanie Corbett (firstname.lastname@example.org
) or Director of Coaching Tim Bradbury (email@example.com
With approximately 100,000 youth soccer players––both boys and girls––and more than 25,000 volunteers, the non-profit Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) stretches from Montauk Point, Long Island to the Canadian border. Members are affiliated with nine leagues throughout the association, which covers the entire state of New York east of Route 81. ENYYSA exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for children and teenagers between the ages of 5 and 19 years old, and to encourage the healthy development of youth players, coaches, referees and administrators. All levels of soccer are offered––from intramural, travel team and premier players as well as Children With Special Needs. No child who wants to play soccer is turned away. ENYYSA is a proud member of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer Association. For more information, please log onto http://www.enysoccer.com/, which receives nearly 300,000 hits annually from the growing soccer community.